London based YCN Studio commissioned animation company Buck to create this sensitively and delicate cell-animate piece in order to promote ChildLine, a UK-based, confidential, free, 24-hour counseling service for children and young people under the age of 19. ChildLine deals with any issue that causes distress or concern, one of which is unfortunately sexual abuse.
Did you know? After several years as I Love Dust’s motion department, a brand new entity has spread their wings and become Golden Wolf. Now focusing solely on animation, motion graphics and anything in between. Below, check out their recent MTV VS, where they geek out with neon and smashed glas for MTV UK as part of the branding for their Vs series. The ident will play across a number of their channels over the coming months.
®Creative studio Mill+, the concept, design and animation arm of renowned VFX company The Mill, has contributed its visually stunning cinematics to Activision’s blockbuster Call of Duty: Ghosts, the new installment in the global phenomenon Call of Duty® series. Led by Cinematics specialists at Infinity Ward, Mill+ collaborated with teams of elite designers and visual effects artists in both their Los Angeles and London studios to create the cinematics players started seeing on Nov. 5.
“Our society is obsessed with the conflicting concepts of transparency and privacy. We are “outraged” by the actions of the NSA, yet continue to willfully upload more and more of our personal information to Facebook and Google. This film explores the contradictory nature of our actions and beliefs regarding transparency.”
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2013 Reel for Amsterdam based Woodwork, a creative film, animation and design studio carved out of the idea that digital and analog can work together harmoniously. Founded with a passion for motion graphics and live action, Woodwork maintains a design-led, hands on approach to everything they do.
OFFSHORE is a interactive documentary created by Brenda Longfellow, Glenn Richards and Helios Design Labs that explores the dark waters of the global offshore oil industry in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion. OFFSHORE offers a vision of what happens when need and greed push this industry past a level of competence into a new world inhabited by questions we might not want the answers to. Sound Design by CypherAudio. More info HERE.
Cut&Paste founder John Fiorelli and HP presented just a few weeks ago London’s Hero, an new digital event featuring six of London’s best animation studios. In collaboration with Blackmeal, Mummu, Fred & Eric, Animade, Territory, and Golden Wolf, the animation project facilitated the studios working to tell the story of London’s newest superhero.
From 26 September to 15 October, each team worked sequentially, animating a ten-second portion representing a different life stage – baby, child, teen, adult, midlife, senior – and stitching each clip together.
All animators threw down at ZED, HP’s Pop-Up Studio for Creatives, using HP’s Z820 workstations and endless coffee & beer.
At the end of it each member of the participating studio teams received an HP ElitePad Windows tablet. Sweet!
Which City would be the next Hero?!